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crowds. the obama administration is keeping an eye on the situation the u.s. is heavily invested there. ñ every year set ase for egypt. yesterday, president obama says violence mu stop. >> jipgs people deserve better than what we've seen overhe last several day >> a white house advisor told abc news the further egypt heads down a violent path more difficult for the obama administration to maintain its level of commitment. president obama said egyptians need totep up and take control. >> we've been blamed by suorters of morsi. we've beenlamed by the other side if we're suppters of morsi. >> president obama said that blame gameeeds to stop. it won't help egypt get back on the path to stability. >> and we wa to tell but a amber alt for a parental abduction out of elco, nevada. 3-year-old father and the mother of both children. the children were in state custod the couple maybe driving a dark ford mu yaft. >> a bay area lawmake tells abc 7 news increased oversight is needed to reign in an irresponsible natial security agency. the nsa reports they have broken aand representative speier says t
to be mid gated. dealt with and we want to make sure that the forest is replanted. >> president obama called governor brown on sunday offering federal help of the more than 3600 firefighters so far only 2 have received minor injuries. this is abc 7 news. >> this is what remains of the berkeley family camp. the campground buildings reduced to ashessa#m÷ yesterday when flames over ran the site. it has been a vacation spot for berkeley residents for 91 years. look at what it looked like just days ago on the 11. on the right see the devastation caused by the fire. berkeley officials are assessing the damage they say 2 words too early to think about rebuildin rebuilding. we receive pictures from people who visit enjoying the camp over the years. if this was taken three 3 summers ago if you have picture or stories from previous trip to the camp send them to us at kg o dash >> concern growing tonight that the rim fire could affectír san francisco about power supply. assessment team from san francisco public utility commission is heading to the reservoir to see if flames hav
. >> from the white house, president obama is wighing the options in response to a chemical weapons attack he said syria's government carried outlast week. the president is speaking wit his national security team while assuring americans that a strike against al-assad's government would not pull the u.s. into a long-term conflict. >> we are looking at the possibility of a limited, narrow act and we are not considering open-ended commitment and not csidering boots on the ground approach. >> reporter: military experts say the u.s. is eyeing a measured response in the form of airstrikes in syria's capital. >> don't go after the unit that conducted these attacks. they know who the unit is. they kw where they can be located d they willunish the unit with strikes. theywill also do something compelling. th will level a ministry of defens building. >> but it may be a tough sell to the u.s. public. 50% of americansppose taking military action in syria. the u.s. would be acting without the help of one of its strongest allies, britain's parliament has voted against taking action in syria, but the pre
time president obama spoke today about the snub heard around the world when he cancelled his summit with his meeting with vladimir putin. >> president talked for the first time about cancelling his meeting next month with russian president vladimir putin. despite the tension they have a decent personal relationship. >> i know the press likes to focus on body language and got that slouch, looking like the board kid in the back of the classroom. the truth is when we're in conversations together, oftentimes it's very productive. >> he said he is offended by the anti-gay law in russia where foreigners could go to jail. when it comes to the upcoming olympics in russia, i don't think it's appropriate to boycott the olympics. one thing i'm looking for is gay and lesbian athletes bringing home the gold, silver or bronze which would go a long way in rejecting the kind of attitudes we're seeing there. >> he outlined new measures to reform the surveillance programs including putting a new civil liberties officer at the nsa and promising to reveal more about the once secret programs. >> we must
a call from president obama offering federal help. >> well i think we have what we need but this is kind of a daily every day we take a look at it and whatever i'm requested i'll certainly not hesitate to call president obama if i think we need more than we have. >>reporter: the cost of the fire has topped 20 million dollars and is still growing. in tuolomne, abc 7 news. >> now what about the smoke and the weather conditions on the fire line? fch sandhya is tracking that tonight with live doppler 7 hd sandhya. >> yes larry. right now i show you the current conditions there. humidity has been increasing which of course is good news and winds decreasing. we watch the fog here in the bay area check out the conditions at the rim fire. skype degrees relative humidity has come up 45 percent. wind out of the north north west to 5 and certainly not as gusty as earlier today. here's satellite picture smoke from the rim fire you cap see it continues to clearly head into nevada and still moving all the way up towards reno into the neighboring states there and continue to see that. of course t
, but is otherwise okay. >>> a declaration from president obama. what he is saying tonight about the potential of american initter venges in syria. intervention in syria. and a father overjoyed to see his son. why this moment was so emotional. also -- >> because they marched america became for free and more fair. >> 50 years after martin luther king, junior's speech, america still has a dream. plus the little girl who stole the show at today's ceremony. >> i'm abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel. as you look at a live picture right now, foggy scene over san francisco. we'll check out your wake up weather. plus a look atúoúo >>> president obama says the united states has concluded the syrian government used weapons in an attack on its citizens. the president says he is now reviewing his options and will meet with his senior advisors and national security team about what to do. those options could include a retaliatory strike against the syrian government. the president insists though that u.s. involvement would not be a repeat of iraq. >>> take a look at this emotionally-charged video out o
for president obama. >> also. word from north korea about the young leader and the untimely death of his former girlfriend. >> also. fire burning in and around yosemite slowing down a little. that is why no one declares victory yet. >> famous old bridge troll destiny uncertain for weeks. cal-trans decision nichblingts from the sutro tower cam are watching san francisco some fog out there check out the wake up weather. plus look at what [ male announcer ] when not treated properly, your carpet stains can reappear. [ laughing ] [ male announcer ] try resolve stain remover, the formula penetrates deep into your carpet and removes stains so they don't come back. trust resolve. forget stains. and can cost thousands of dollars to repair... thankfully, the powerful dual action formula of rid-x has enzymes to break down waste and time released bacteria to reduce tank build up. rid-x. #1 in septic maintenance. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does!
of reach. today championing their cause president obama as care reports took his message of more affordable schooling on the road. >>reporter: college students head back to campus. and millions are worried about the high cost of earning that diploma. >> we have a crisis in terms of college affordability. student debt. >>reporter: president obama kicked off the new school year with two day 2 state bus tour. >> bottom line is higher education can not a luxury. it's an economic imperative. every american family should be is able to afford to get it. >>reporter: at the university of buffalo the president lid out a plan for a new rating system that would tay-sachs pair funds to college performance and value. starting in 2015 schools will be evaluated by several criteria including average tuition. scholarship and loan debt. graduation rate and earnings of graduate. president obama said colleges that keep the tuition down while providing top notch education will see the federal funding go up. >> it's time to stop subsidizing schools not producing good results and reward schools t
there tomorrow. also latest on the crisis in sir y.what president obama is saying about military action and how we might know about the [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to find big savings on the things you need. just make a straight line to safeway. your club card gets you deals you can't find anywhere else. load up the cooler. your favorite pepsi products are just $2.47 a 12-pack. charmin is $11.99 for 24 double rolls. and make it a giant scoop. breyers ice cream is only $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. female narrator: through monday, get three years through monday, get three years interest-free financing and save up to $400 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get three years interest-free financing on serta icomfort and tempur-pedic, but this special financing offer ends labor day at sleep train. >> tonight president obama is deciding if america will launch a strike on syria soon. perhaps this weekend. un weapons inspectors will pull out of syria by sundown tomorrow. martha has the latest. >> in
obama with strong words on the controversial nsa data sweep. on that he promised more accountability and a quote, put the whole elephant out there. owe that is first in this conference he talk td about edward snow den's admitted leak autos given the history after bus, it's right to ask questions about surveillance. particularly as technology is reshaping every aspect of our lives. >> it's not enough for me as president so far confidence in the programsful american people need to have confidence in them as well. >> the president outlined four new steps to ensure programs won't be used to spy on americans. among them to work with congress to reform section of the patriot act dealing with collecting telephone records and more transparency. snowden is believed to be a factor in the new chill between the us us and russia. but the president explained why he cancelled a one on winetd with president putin saying the u.s. and russia were not make prog gres on a host of issue autos i've encouraged mr. putin to think forward with mixed success. >> the president spoke about the recent u.s. embas
for sro's or single room occupancies which will be honored by president obama in september. >> schools educate people in single room occupancies. >> our thanks to everyone who attended tonight's meeting. if your group would like to team up with abc7 to host our next meeting just go to our community page at and click on the abc7 listens meeting. we will share the stories we learned about tonight on the news. >> you may be able to hear the cheering on the peninsula after a big win for the belmont redwood shores little league team. with a score of 3-2 they defeated a team from chula vista and swept the regional series. the game was in san bernadino and a viewing party was held in belmont. tonight's win means they take the top seed as they enter the semifinals on friday. this has been a lot of fun to watch the series. >> and boy they played fantastic. >>> let's get a check on the forecast right now. >> meteorologist sandhya patel is here. >> hi, dan and carolynment -- carolyn. summer is making a return. we do have some changes coming as we head into the weekend. live
." president obama and the first lady went out on the town tonight heading to a popular indian restaurant to celebrate the president's birthday. he turned 52 on sunday ask celebrated at camp david. tonight's dinner was kept off the record until they arrived. >> thousands of music fans will pour into san francisco to tick off the first day of the music festival. they are a tracking monster acts. paul mccartney will be there and nine inch nails and the red hol chili peppers will be there. they feature food and wine booths and it is sold out. >> will it warm up for the festival? >> spencer is here. >> i have a feeling many people won't care much about it. it will be nice. we had low clouds and fog throughout the evening. some of the low clouds will push over the bay, but we had a big event overnight and early this morning in san francisco. we had record rainfall for this date. 3/100s of an inch. hardly a downpour. breaks the old record of 2/100s of an inch. well to the north in the part of the state with thunderstorm activities this afternoon and lightning strikes that adds to concern about
seasons hotel. president obama asked cairo to lift a month long state of emergency declared earlier this week. >>> new at 11:00, a high school teacher from california helped save a german tourist after a shark attack in hawaii. the shark attacked a woman while snorkeling 75 feet offshore of a beach in maui. the woman lost her arm after being bitten in the shoulder. that's when this orange county resident sprung into action. >> she was in and out of saying these words "i'm dying." "i'm gonna die." i kept citying no you are not. we are getting you to shore. >> he backstroked through strong victims as he pulled her back to shore and she is in critical condition tonight. >>> iowa doctors are issuing a warning about do not eat a tapeworm to lose weight. an iowa woman actually ate a live one of these you can see on your screen as a diet aid. apparently several websites are selling them as a weight loss tool. they can grow up to 30 feet in your intest tin. some causing seizures. doctors say eat healthy if you want to drop the weight. >>> some san diego disk jockeys barrowed a scene from "t
, bush again. why when we get to obama do we need some special i.d.? >> reporter: san francisco is one of several cities across the nation to celebrate the anniversary of the march. >>> coming up next on abc 7 news at 9:00, a look at the events on the east coast. that's a preview of the similar one planned for the bay area. >>> how long is this warm weather going to stay over the bay area? meteorologist leigh glaser tells us next in the forecast. >>> maybe a quarterback controversy as pryor is making the coach think twice who will be the starter >>> people paid to run for their lives during the first ever great bull run held in the u.s. inspired by the traditional spanish spectacle it was held at a drag racing strip in virginia. organizer says one person suffered minor sdwrirryes. a member of the humane society attended to make sure there was no mistreatment of the bulls. another is held june 21st in the bay area but there isn't a set location yet. >> i don't know about that. >> i don't know about that either. >> i will pass on that. >>> terrific day today. temperatures came up as much
a look at the security cell >> president obama says security threats will never leave the world. president saying this is a complicated time for the u.s. military with big changes in the middle east and north africa. he praised america's armed forces. >> because of you, that september 11th generation we're accomplishing what we set out to do. because of you, obama administration is no more. because of you, al qaeda top ranks have been hammered. the core of al qaeda this afghanistan and pakistan is on the way to defeat. >> the comments came on the same day authorities claimed to have foiled a plot targeting two cities as well as two oil ports. the threat forced us us and britain to evacuate their embassies in yemen. >> cleveland house three women were held captive and raped has been torn down. the destruction part of aerial castro's plea deal. one of the women imprisoned there released balloons to honor missing children who have never been found. knight and two other women escaped when one of them broke part of the door and yelled for help. >> very liberated that people think of
it was just too heavy. by then the rescue operation had barack obama one of disposal. >> back out on the water wash up and somebody else problemism when the tide went out researchers from marin county marin mammal center opened up the whale for a test. dr. dr. johnson looked at everything heart lung thorax. stomach. >> human related we want to found that reason. if it's disease we want to better understand what is affecting these population of the >> along the pacific coast only 3200 finance whale remain. big creature on narrow margin and now there's one fewer than yesterday. still a mystery on otherwise perfect summer day at the beach. >> we were hoping to see a happy send off. >> instead this wake and waves stinson beach 7 news. >> too bad. obviously coming up next even the airline calls it exceptional circumstances. >> i had never experienced anything like that. >> strandeded left overnight to fend for themselves. travel disaster that turned a bath room into a bedroom. >> trial of accused serial killer acting as his own attorney goes to the jury. but not before another u
unpaid internship reached the white house. fair pay campaign is calling on president obama to pay white house interns hoping that move will inspire other employers. organizers say in the day of sky rocketing college costs working for free just isn't an option for a lot of struggling students. campaign has set up a petition on move and it has more than 8,000 signatures. many :rgesses rely on unpaid interns giving students real world experience as they move through school. >> and with school starting back up this week for many students we have a timely story for all parents of children playing sports. nick smith has a look at how ucsf is working to help prevent head injuries and concussions among high school athletes. >> got the ball first looked up clipped my head on the tim pel. >> 18-year-old gary lee enjoys time open the court but head injury could have put an end to difficult of somewhating hoops. after days of having a headache he went looking for answer. >> the headache i got weren't the kind of headache you get when you have the flu. i felt sluggish and out of it all th
capable of hitting back if america decides to strike? >> then the obama administration pledging billions to get the nation wired with high speed internet. so why is millions in equipment not being used? sz.ther half hour of 7 new >> tonight white house says 90 million tear action against syria will be limited and won't be aimed at forcing assad from power. syrian leader accused of killing tens of thousands of his own people. martha is in the middle east with the latest. >> he is the man at the center of the horror. brutal dictator who the vice president said today is undeniably responsible for gasing his own innocent people. >> there is no doubt who is responsible for the heinous use of chemical weapons in syria. syrian regime. >> tonight there seems no question that the u.s. is ready to strike a punishing blow to assad. u.s. war ships in place. cruise ship at the ready target in syria selected. >> come ready to go like that. >> we are ready to go like tha that. >> but what might assad do in response? syrian regime has hundreds of tons of mustard gas and large stock pile of a miss
sparked clashes and the government declared a nationwide state of emergency. this morning president obama cancelled joint military exercise there's. >> we want to sustain a relationship with egypt our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in streets and rights being rolled back. >> however, the president has not cancelled $1.3 billion in military aid the united states sends to egypt. egypt's military has been blamed for the violent crack down. >> tonight major changes being announced for the state's delta tunnel plan. department of water resources say the two 40 foot tunnels will be movedfarther east ask will be cut from 35 to 30 miles to attempt to decrease the project's foot print. environmentalists just see a boondoggle. >> not going to solve california water problems. it's not going give more stability to water situation for farmers. it's going to create a krurks project that will turn area into a war zone. >> total cost is $25 billion. it will take 10-15 years to complete. >> when you spend your money, you expect to get what you pay for
landing on asteroid taking sample then returning to earth. proposed trip part of obama bump it for the space agency the but the mission doesn't take place until 2020 at the earliest. mission would probably take 9 days and would use the new 0ryan space capsule. >> golden state warrior turn some of the fans into stars. >> warrior fans looking for some of the biggest fans to star in this season commercial. want everyone mom dad kids grandparents. >>reporter: fans will have 30 seconds to show how much they love the warriors. casting call tomorrow. registration begins at 2:00 o'clock at the oakland convention center on broadway. more information good to our web site and click on see it on tv. >> they have no problem getting great people because warrior fans are some of the best in the league. loyal and enthusiastic. >> weather forecast weekend almost here. >> sandhya is here now. >> a little warm-up coming as we approach the weekend. live doppler 7hd showing you the usual. summertime fog. right interthe coast. pushing in over parts of the north bay right now. we will se
coverage under obama care. what $80 million will buy. >> i'm spencer christian. live doppler 7 shows sunny skies tonight and sunny skies tomorrow. a warming trend i'll have a look at how high temperatures ll be where you are in my after the accu-weath forecast. >> we'll continue our coverage for the bay bridge closure and what's happening to all th [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to find big savings on the things you need. just make a straight line to safeway. your club card gets you deals you can't find anywhere else. load up the cooler. your favorite pepsi products are just $2.47 a 12-pack. charmin is $11.99 for 24 double rolls. and make it a giant scoop. breyers ice cream is only $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> welcome back, the time is now 6:12 this,s a pic4(5de of 101 in the southbound diction through san mateo. you make the approach to the bridge, it's jam packed it's going to take more tn an hour to leave san francisco to head to highway 92 and another half hour across the bdge so pa
activities on thursday. he was active as president and kept up his regime. >> president obama says taxpayers can no longer be on the hook for bad decision business mortgage lenders. telling supporters it's time to overhaul the system to help more americans afford homes with less risk to the government. he's proposing to shutter government backed fannie mae and freddie mac giving private capitol a bigger role. >> we've got a turn a page on this mentality. going to build a housing system durable, fair and rewards responsibility for generations still to come. >> the president wants tochl pand rerefinancing for current homeowners and increase access to affordable rental housing. white house picked phoenix because it's rebounded after being one of the country's hardest hit area autos it's been months now since dr. steven chu stepped down as ut u.s. energy department he's now at stanford. abc 7 news sat down to talk about his ongoing goals before the job in washington, d.c. heading the department of energy, steven chu taught at cal and stanford, research helped him win a nobel prize. he was direct
announced the trade-in president obama after chinese woman was electrocuted by faulty non-apple i-phone charger. now the company is hoping to take faulty third party counterfeit power adapter off the market all together. if you bring in your charger apple will replace it for 10 dollars. >> general motors is the latest auto make tore slash its price on electric car. base price of the chevy volt now 35,000 dollars. that's savings of 5000. sluggish sales are fueling the price cuts of course. auto merrick under pressure to sell more electric vehicle in this state because california has a quota for zero emission vehicle sales. fordless month reduced the sticker prison for the all electric 2014 focus by 4000 dollars. and nissan slashed the price of the 20 threaten leaf by 6400 dollars. special honor in time for warhol birthday. artist died back in 1987 but today the andy warhol museum launched a live video feed from the pop artist grave site which is in pittsburgh. also a live feed from the church where he was baptized. that's what you are watching here part of the live feed. fr
a small counter terror force of several thousand soldiers. but the obama administration is threatening to pull them out sooner because of erratic behavior by afghan president karzai. that could lead to this worst case 60 nar no. >> possible outcome has some kind of approximateie civil war erupt in afghanistan where the neighbors are using forces whether taliban or other ethnic forces in afghanistan to fight each other. >> general says that would be very bad for the united states. best case scenario. new afghan president competent dense force and about 10,000 u.s. troops to help guard against resurge instant of al qaeda. eric thomas abc 7 news. >> this friday night. can women have it all. the explosive new book that says women should just stop trainin if you're like me, you've been working you've been working like a dog all year. but you don't need to camp out 'til labor day to reward yourself! mattress discounters' labor day sale is on now! rest those tired bones on a queen size sealy gel memory foam mattress for just $497! get 48 months interest-free financing on the entire tempu
it is deeply concerned. but the white house has said that before. almost a year to the day. president obama warning syria about crossing a red line. >> we have communicated in no uncertain terms with every player in the region that that's a red line for us. >> reporter: but two months ago when the white house said it was convinced assad had carried out a small-scale chemical attack, the red line seemed to blur. little was done in response. what is not debatable is the human toll. i want to show you an image. thousands of families fleeing syria, escaping the bloodshed. among them a child who will be counted as the 1 millionth youngster fleeing syria. martha raddatz, abc news, cairo. >>> high-flying pilots may be at risk of developing brain damage. that's the conclusion of the searchers who looked at pilots who flew reconnaissance planes. they say the war in afghanistan and iraq has increased the frequency of the compression sickness known as the bends and illness is leading to lesions on the brain. sending tiny bubbles into the brain where they cause harm. doctors say the brain can recover b
suggesting that the u.s. could move its forces clor to syria in case president obama decides to order military strikes. chuck hagel says the president has asked the pentagon to provide military option in light of report the syrian government used chemical weapon against civil i don't know. hagel says the u.s. will coordinate with the international community to determine whether such an attack was actually carried ou out. >> military jury today convicted major hassan of premeditated murder dear in texas. jury took 6 thundershowers find him guilty of all 45 charges he faced. massacre left 13 people dead. 30 wondered it was the deadl deadliest attack on military base now faces the death sentence. hassan acted as own attorney during the trial but did he not call any witnesses or testify. >> military jury near seattle today sentenced army staff sergeant robert bale to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the march 2012 massacre of 16 afghan civilia civilians. >> jury chose the stiffest possible sentence after bale n june t8s this took the death penalty
, we, the people to take on citizenship. >> president obama and others did not shy away from challenges still in the way, including income as inequality, stagnant wages amid growing corporate profit autos scholars say the 1963 march on washington was less about freedom and more about jobs. steven pitts says most of the speech dealt with economic reality of millions of americans. saying civil rights movement wa wanted to do more than end racism or elect black president. >> the question have another black president? yes, we could. that shouldn't be the marker prof gres. the mker is that living conditions by the majority of the ople in this country independent whof is president. >> in his speech the president also focused o jobs and economic opportunities. tomorrow,ycw6 nationwide demonstrations by workers will protest low wges and poor working conditions. >> and still to come who will be the last driver to cross old bay bdge? we'll be live again tonight with unique new vantag point ♪ [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's
. president obama was counting on england support to punish assad rae jeem over chemical weapon attack. president likely there's act on his own. here's jim avila. >> president hyped closed doors meeting with members of the national security tee. already label unhappy warrior by "time"magazine. promising 90 million tear action will be limited and tailored. today is spokesman emphasize to go war weary american people the u.s. is not planning an all out attack on syria or military attempt to topple assad. >> what we are talking about here is very discreate and limited. >> white house making the case syrian chemical weapons threaten our ally. turkey jordan and israel. our military bases and embassy in the middle east. end of the world in general. because allowing the use by sir why only encourages other dictators and terrorists. the chairman of the house intelligence committee says he agrees but wants more consultation with congress before the president acts. >> this is serious as it gets. you will engagement u.s. military. consequences for doing that. consequences for not doing
president obama says quote change in culture has distorted view of the american dream focusing now on material excess. when he was a teenager he says kids weren't monitoring every day what people lick kim kardashian was wearing or where kanye west was going on vacation. the president has criticized the reality show culture in general and the kardashian family specifically. first lady has told reporters her husband doesn't like his daughter watching keeping up with the kardashian. doesn't like the influence. >> 4-year-old boy has become the youngest person ever to be electedas mayor. bobby tough worldwide attention after being elected to second term yesterday. in minisociety it only has a pop litigation of 28 people. but thousands cast symbolic balance let by donating 1 dollar at weekend festival. his stand on ice cream tough to beat no. formal government so the role is ceremony. bobby had tough competition from lastment entry that was a pet lizard. but stand on ice cream won the day. >> while talking food some brave volume up tears eaten the first hamburger grown in the l
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